March Old West trivia by Kaye Spencer #trivia #westernfictioneers #OldWestHistory

For my featured article this month at the Western Fictioneers’ blogspot, I have compiled a brief list of notable events in Old West history. The

Remembering actor Jack Palance by Kaye Spencer #westernfictioneers #Hollywood #OldWest

For my February article on the Western Fictioneers’ blog, I’ve highlighted the Hollywood career of actor Jack Palance for the 100th anniversary of his birth

Thanksgiving – a history and time to reflect by Kaye Spencer #westernfictioneers #thanksgiving

The Legends of America website and the article “The American Tradition of Thanksgiving”, compiled and edited by Dave Alexander, 2017, offers a nice explanation of

The Erie Canal by Kaye Spencer #westernfictioneers #AmericanHistory

With the opening of the Erie Canal on October 26, 1825, the Great Lakes was connected with Atlantic Ocean via the Hudson River. This was

Remembering Marty Robbins by Kaye Spencer #westerns #countrymusic #classiccountry #WesternFictioneers

Marty Robbins has a birthday anniversary this month—his 93rd, in fact. But, sadly, Marty died on December 8, 1982. He’d suffered his third serious heart

Remembering Neville Brand – television and movie actor by Kaye Spencer #westernfictioneers #westerns #goldenageofhollywood

At Western Fictioneers’ blog, I’m turning once again to the Golden Age of Hollywood for the topic of this month’s article. (Read my John Wayne

Kaye Spencer at Western Fictioneers – Brief history of corncob pipe #westernfictioneers

On July 9, 1878, Henry Tibbe, a Dutch immigrant woodworker, received a patent for an improved corn cob pipe. According to legend, the corn cob

Kaye Spencer at Western Fictioneers’ blog: Thomas Eakins, American realist painter #MFRWauthor #westernart

Please take a couple of minutes to stop by the Western Fictioneers’ website to read my regularly featured monthly post. My topic this month is western artists,

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